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On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
On July 5th, following lectures on the freedom of expression by Johan Snel and Dr Matthew Anderson, the Summer School group discussed freedom of expression and Islamic views of freedom of expression. Initially, Egyptian and Islamic students were invited to start the discussion, to share their...
The young preacher, ‘Abdullāh Rushdī, did not expect that his muscles and his interest in his physical build would be a reason to put him under investigation by the Ministry of Endowments and Religious Affairs and his exclusion from public speaking, preaching and giving religious lessons in mosques...
Danny Danon, Israel’s UN representative, has called the New York Times to punish for the publication of an "anti-Semitic" cartoon, despite formal apologies from the newspaper and the drawing’s removal from NYT web-site. The political cartoon was published last Thursday in the international print...
In the wake of increased incidents related to Islamophobia, the current British government, under the control of the conservative party, is trying to figure out a way to define Islamophobia, after rejecting the APPG's proposed definition, in order to meet the practical and legal challenges facing...
Social networks are the most powerful promotional tools for extremist leaders and diplomatic speeches increasing anger and prejudice.   Hate and anger on social media are not restricted to normal users but have spread to the ones responsible for our countries.   
The political and media controversy over the accusation of US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar anti-Semitism has not stopped.  The Muslim Congresswoman is still under intense pressure from the pro-Israel lobby in Washington for her criticism of Israeli occupation policies, including the violation of...
The three major churches of Egypt condemned the statement of Khayrat Al-Shātir, MB’s Deputy Supreme Guide, and described it as an attempt to ignite inter-communal conflicts in Egypt. 
The Masr al-Gidīdah Misdemeanor Appeal Court has decided that it would withdraw from the case of insulting religion against Ahmad Abdallah known as Abū-Islām and his son. The primary court has ruled to punish the former with 11 years and the latter with 8 years. Both of the defendants have torn and...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Egypt's Foreign Minister Sāmiḥ Shukrī has received a phone call from his Dutch counterpart Stef Blok, apologizing for the cartoon contest offensive to Islam. The contest was supposed to take place at the Dutch Parliament.

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